I was literally born into real estate. Some of my earliest 1950’s memories were those with my grandparents, Roy Howard & Mimi (Meta) Long. They lived at their Tucson home / office located at 1815 E. 5th St., present-day site of McKale Center and the U of A baseball field.
I remember swinging in the front porch swing, catching lizards in the trees, and having root beer ice cream floats in the backyard, watching the U of A July 4th fireworks. I particularly remember standing next to “Pop,” as we called him, as he sat at his upright office piece, with the flip-down desk, the drawers below, and the bookcase above. I would watch him hand-write one-page real estate agreements.
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I don’t think words will ever express how my wife and I feel about what you did for us. The house you found is perfect. You made the transaction painless and the purchase fun and exciting.
Thank you for making the sale of my home so smooth. I really expected a lot more problems, but you took care of everything. Also, thanks for your sense of humor!
We look for three things in a real estate agent
- One who listens and is courteous;
- One who is knowledgeable of the area;
- One who is prompt in meeting appointments & returning calls.
Steve met all three of these expectations. We now have our agent in Tucson.
Thanks again for all of your help in purchasing this house. I know that I really ran you around town when we were looking – I still have all 197 fliers in my desk drawer to prove it! Do you remember that there were two other offers made on the same morning that you presented our offer to the seller? I was so glad when ours was the one accepted. Did you know that one of the other people making an offer stopped by a few days later to offer me $5,000 over what I paid? I politely refused!
A note of thanks for all your hard work in helping us find our perfect home. You are truly a professional in every respect. I’m so excited I can just explode! Thanks again for everything!
I want to thank you for all your help in selling my aunts house. You did a great job and it is really appreciated. If I know anyone who needs a good Realtor, I will certainly recommend you
Steve has at every step of the process been thorough, caring, and fun to work with. We are thrilled with our purchase and delighted by our experience working with Steve. If we could, we’d buy a house from him every week!
Not only did you find the property for me but were there from the beginning of the negotiations through the close of escrow. If it weren’t for your quick action during the inspection period, the deal would have fallen through. The professionalism you displayed prevailed in smoothing out several wrinkles that surfaced during the transaction, and for this I am grateful. I would not hesitate to enter into another transaction with you and would certainly encourage others to consider working with you as well.
We are thrilled with our home. At no time did we ever feel pressured by you. You knew up front that we were selective and had seen many homes and knew the area we wanted. You made our dream a reality.
We can truthfully say it was a pleasure working with you. I cannot begin to tell you what a comfort it was to know that you were always there to resolve any problems that came up with the house. I shutter to think of all the problems we would have encountered if not for your invaluable assistance
Unlike the agents we had met prior to Steve, we found him to be very personable. We truly felt like the sale of our home was just as much a priority to him as it was for us. Some of Steve’s other strengths include his optimism, his charismatic personality, his sense of integrity, and his “go for the gusto” approach. He has extensive knowledge of the real estate market. We would definitely recommend Steve to anyone who is considering selling or purchasing real estate, bar none.
What service provided by your Sales Associate assisted you most in your transaction? “Experience and Knowledge.
Due to your experience and professionalism, we are enjoying our new home in Tucson. The home-buying experience can be difficult, particularly for Midwesterners new to the area. You were very patient in guiding us through the process. We have already recommended you to friends. Thanks again.
My wife and I have just completed a successful eleven month search in the Tucson area utilizing the services of Steve Long, Long Realty. Steve has been the consummate professional throughout our search. Always prompt, prepared and ready to go at our pace, for as long as we wanted, Steve was a pleasure to work with.
I wouldn’t have said we were difficult clients to have, but I realized as the process went along that we had very specific needs for our family, which Steve patiently tailored our home searches to. As the weeks turned into months, during a tight real estate market, we never felt pressured or rushed just to buy. Steve just wanted us to find a home that fit our family and needs. Steve communicated with us weekly keeping us up to date on the market in Tucson.
He also provided critical assistance through the negotiation, escrow and closing processes, joining us along the way, answering any questions that popped up. Steve’s services continued after the sale in following up on “punch list” items and providing a list of contractors. We highly recommend Steve Long for your real estate needs.
Steve, you are the best! We will recommend you to anyone looking to buy or sell a home. But, through this whole experience, we are truly blessed to have developed a lifetime friendship with you.
Thank you Steve for everything. We truly appreciate everything you did for us!
Hey Steve, you did great! I can’t tell you what a relief it is to have mom’s house sold. She is pleased and relieved. And thanks for all your help. You have been a god send. Also, thanks for checking with Brad. The car is selling today with your help and Brad’s. This whole experience has been quite a ride. You did above and beyond the call of duty and we are forever grateful! Mahalo